• Box 19, Folder 5: Milwaukee and Rock River Canal

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains thirteen journals by Increase Allen Lapham (1811-1875) and several other land surveyors. The journals include compass notes and land elevation measurements for various locations t…

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  • Box 26, Folder 17: Wisconsin Geological Survey: June 1874 to December 1874

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains a small notebook entitled, 'Wisconsin Geological Survey, June 1874' and a few loose notebook pages. The notebook contains notes on geology throughout the Midwest, weather reports…

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  • Box 12, Folder 8: Archaeology III

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains letters, maps, and diagrams primarily concerning archaeology and excavation of Effigy Mound in Wisconsin and the artifacts they contained. Other documents in this folder include:…

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  • Box 21, Folder 5: Red River of the North 1858

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains a hard bound handwritten copy of the book entitled, Minnesota and Dacotah or the Red River of the North; With an Account of the Rich and Fertile Country Along its Banks in Minneso…

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  • Box 27, Folder 1: Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin, 1844

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains the manuscript copy of Increase Allen Lapham's book entitled "Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin, 1844." This copy is made up of handwritten pages, notes, and…

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  • Box 20, Folder 3: Milwaukee River 1859 to 1874

    Lapham, Increase Allen (1811-1875)

    This folder contains information about the Milwaukee River, the Milwaukee Harbor, and Menomonee Marsh. Also included in this folder are two copies of a map of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, made by Increase Al…

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  • Box 7, Folder 8: Correspondence 1848

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains mostly professional correspondences sent to and received by Increase Allen Lapham in 1848. The letters discuss Lapham's many interests and hobbies, including botany, geology, and…

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  • Box 4, Folder 4: Typewritten Letters 1871-1875

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875; Lapham, Julia Alcott

    This folder contains both personal and professional correspondences of Increase A. Lapham (1811-1875) for the years 1871 through 1875, divided into chapters 22 through 26 of a rough draft biography. A…

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  • Box 5, Folder 7: Julia Alcott Lapham Biographical Scrapbook I

    Lapham, Julia Alcott

    This folder contains part of a scrapbook assembled by Julia Alcott Lapham, Increase Allen Lapham's daughter, on the life of her father. The scrapbook primarily contains newspaper clippings about Lapha…

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  • Box 3, Folder 2: Typewritten Letters, 1836-1839

    Lapham, Increase Allen (1811-18175); Lapham, Julia Alcott

    This folder contains chapter 10 and 12 of a rough draft biography of Increase Allen Lapham written by his daughter Julia Alcott Lapham after his death. The biography is constructed from correspondence…

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  • Box 8, Folder 1: Correspondence 1851

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains correspondence, both personal and professional, received and sent by Increase Allen Lapham in 1851. The correspondence covers a variety of Lapham's interests and pursuits, includi…

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  • Box 10, Folder 6: Correspondence January-June 1869

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder mostly contains the professional correspondences of Increase Allen Lapham from January to June, 1869. Lapham frequently bought, sold, and traded both specimens and data with other scientis…

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  • Box 4, Folder 2: Typewritten Letters 1860-1865

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875; Lapham, Julia Alcott

    This folder contains both personal and professional correspondences of Increase A. Lapham (1811-1875) for the years 1860 through 1865, divided into chapters 10 through 15 of a rough draft biography. A…

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